Comercio EUA-India, disputas por comercio electrónico
June 25, 2019 -- Durante una visita de tres días a Nueva Delhi, el secretario de Estado de EUA Mike Pompeo se reunirá con el primer ministro Narendra Modi para enfrentar retos significativos, cuando el presidente Trump dice que India implementa prácticas comerciales desleales.
* Bilateral trade: Trade between India and U.S. has more than doubled from $37.6 billion to $87.9 billion in a decade.
* Data localization: Washington claims Reserve Bank of India’s data localization rules and proposed e-commerce Bill, severely increases costs for 500 U.S. companies operating in India.
* H-1B visas: Trump administration has tried to reduce 85,000 H-1B visas that allow U.S. companies to employ Indian IT professionals, citing data-localization laws.
* Russian arms: India faces sanctions under the U.S. Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) over a decision to buy four S-400 air defence system from Russia. New Delhi has signed four arms deals with Moscow worth over $12 billion.